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Basel Airport - Zurich : my flight is too late

I am flying from Barcelona to Basel on Tuesday night and my flight lands at 22:40 (damn youEasyjet). Theres a connection from Basel SBB at 23:17 which will get me to Zurich Airport but i dont think I can make it there till then? Theres a train at 00:00 to Zurich HB but I dont really want to pay the 50chf taxi fare to Kloten :/

Do i have any other option? Are there any coach shuttles from Basel to Zurich?
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Old 06.08.2012, 06:56
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Re: Basel Airport - Zurich : my flight is too late

This is the timetable:

http://fahrplan.sbb.ch/bin/query.exe/en?
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I am flying from Barcelona to Basel on Tuesday night and my flight lands at 22:40 ....
If you're lucky, you might be out by 23:00.

Your only other real options are to stay overnight at the airport hotel, hire a car or use mobility. Or have a friend pick you up.
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We came in around that time and there were buses waiting to take us to the main station not sticking to their schedule - more to accommodate that the flight was a bit delayed and it took longer to come out. We were able to make the Zurich train as they held it.

Not sure if this is a regular occurrence but we were able to make all connections despite being late.
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If you're lucky, you might be out by 23:00.
However given Easyjets general punctuality record there's a much better chance you won't.
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Re: Basel Airport - Zurich : my flight is too late

Last time I flew Easyjet from Spain (back to Basel) I was out of the airport within 5 minutes of an on-time landing.

There's no passport check and if you've got carry-on only then you'll be out really quick. The bus from the airport takes just under 15 mins to get to the station and you can buy a ticket (I think) from the airport bus stop for the train too.

Only problem is that the bus only runs every 15 minutes or so in the evening.
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my flight lands at 22:40 (damn youEasyjet).
Yes, those naughty people at EasyJet! I bet they told you that your flight would land at 18:05 or something and then sneakliy changed it to 22:40 and only told you at the last minute.

Bad BAD people and their low cost flights....damn them, damn them all!
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Yes, those naughty people at EasyJet!
Yeah, and it also serves you right for living in Zurich instead of Basel.
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Re: Basel Airport - Zurich : my flight is too late

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you can buy a ticket (I think) from the airport bus stop for the train too.
Yes you can do that, there's a manned SBB counter just outside the arrivals.
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If you're lucky, you might be out by 23:00...
However given Easyjets general punctuality record there's a much better chance you won't.
"Lucky" usually refers to a positive low-probability event!
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Yes you can do that, there's a manned SBB counter just outside the arrivals.
It shuts well before 11pm, unfortunately.

There is a red and blue SBB machine right next to the 50 bus stop, however.
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